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    Throttle Body Shaft

    I am going change the shaft on the right side throttle body . So what is trick in removing the silver cap on the outboard side ?

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    Pry it off, slowly, with a small screwdriver. It's just a press fit. Just work slowly around the circumference.
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    Count on Paul Mulhern to be gentle.

    The crude method is to grab with pliers and mangle it off - then put on a new one. This method is faster.

    Paul's method is cheaper.
    Paul Glaves - "Big Bend", Texas U.S.A
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    It is off

    Quote Originally Posted by PGlaves View Post
    Count on Paul Mulhern to be gentle.

    The crude method is to grab with pliers and mangle it off - then put on a new one. This method is faster.

    Paul's method is cheaper.
    Got a new cap in the kit from Bing today. Pliers worked. Thanks

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